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5 Ways To Style A Luxe Home On A Budget

You can make your space look expensive without spending a lot!

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Every homeowner wants their humble abode to look like a five-star hotel with an irresistible and inviting vibe. Unfortunately, there are times when we find ourselves restricted by a budget or a list of more important responsibilities to prioritize. 

Don't let this small bump in the road stop you from styling a dreamy space. With a little creativity and tried-and-tested design tricks, you can make your Pinterest boards come alive. Here are five ways to make your home look expensive without breaking the bank. 

Main photos from: Pretty Handy Girl and markcareaga on Tumblr. 

Consider working with neutrals as it can instantly give a space a sophisticated vibe. Feel free to veer away from creams and beiges to play with muted blues, gray, and even green. Bonus: if you decide later on that you want to spruce up the space, all you need to do is switch up the accessories. 

Photo from Jasmine Home Interior Design

As long as you're sure that you've completed the key pieces in your home, go ahead and splurge on the decorative pieces. Don't forget to pick up a bold statement piece that can serve as the focal point of your space. 

Photo from Pretty Handy Girl.

Contrary to popular belief that "more is more" to achieve the look of luxe homes, eliminating the unnecessary knickknacks in a room gives the important pieces a chance to shine. Be keen about what you bring into your home—it should either be functional, beautiful, or both. 

Photo from Ultimate Cristoph

Molding is a tiny detail that homeowners take for granted—whether you decide to go for a minimal look, or you want something more colorful, it can give the room a boost of elegance. If molding sounds like too much work, you can always go for paint ribbons to define the space.

Photo from Brit + Co

The real secret to making an ordinary space look like a big-ticket home? Layering. Combining rugs, throw pillows, blankets in different shades and textures can make your haven look like you hired a pro to style it. Keep everything in the same color scheme to prevent it from looking overdecorated. 

Photo from markcareaga on Tumblr. 

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